Dunedin City Baptist Church
Otago / Southland (Click for more info)
One of the key reasons we have schools is to prepare our young people for their future - but what might that involve? Historically it’s been about preparing them for work, but in a world of constant change this isn’t so straight forward. Using CORE’s Ten Trends as a starting point, this presentation will explore a variety of perspectives on what being ‘future ready’ means for young people today. We will examine some of the responses we need to consider, in terms of the curriculum (what we teach), our pedagogical practices (how we teach) and the learning environments we use (where we teach).
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The workshop will provide opportunities for participants to dig deeper into the issues raised in the seminar and consider the implications in their own context. It will:
Derek Wenmoth is regarded as one of New Zealand education's foremost future-focused thinkers, and works extensively with educational communities as they seek to prepare students for their future. He also consults with policy makers and government agencies regarding the future directions of New Zealand’s educational policy and practice.